The war in Afghanistan is now the longest war in U.S. history, and 2010 has seen the highest number of U.S. and NATO soldiers killed.
A bigger, wider audience learned more about the Middle East and Afghanistan, a new generation was politicized: Jason Kenney's attempt to ban Galloway backfired spectacularly.
The state has interests in the Afghanistan war that surpass (and diminish) the electoral concerns of any individual party or government. Examining this is key to strengthening the anti-war effort.
Graham Lavery in Kandahar
I sensed little in terms of a common goal, a unity of effort, or even recognition of the context within which vested interests work and the effects that are bound to change Afghan culture forever.
To even think about the remote chance of peace worldwide, and a world order that encourages it, is also to reflect on how relentlessly militarized our entire reality is becoming.
Wikileaks allowed us to map Afghan war deaths. A pattern has emerged.
The Wikileaks dossier allows us to map where thousands of deaths have occurred in the war, and the evidence points to many failures by the NATO forces and the horrible price Afghanis have paid.
Almost one year has passed since Chelsea Manning was released from the U.S Army prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. On the Democracy Now! news hour, she talked about her newfound freedom.
Donald Trump long advocated for a U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. On Monday, he commitment thousands more troops and tens of billions more taxpayer dollars to the war.
With a death toll over four times as high as Manchester, with hundreds injured, Kabul gets mentioned only in brief reports, the dead and injured listed as numbers rather than names.